Saturday 21 August 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ramon Vazquez and Alex Brooks.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Burnt Offerings, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hitler's Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Indy 4.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1976 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Ramon Vazquez: Puerto Rican baseball player.
- Alex Brooks: American ice hockey player and scout.
- Jeff Cunningham: Jamaican-American soccer player.
- Robert Miles: Australian rugby player.
- Ramón Vázquez: Puerto Rican baseball player and coach.
- Nikos Vertis: Dutch-Greek singer
- Battle East Sussex: Mary Langdon becomes 1st British firewoman
- Al Bumbry hits the 17th inside-the-park home run in Baltimore Orioles' history.
- Operation Paul Bunyan at Panmunjeom, Korea.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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